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Jan 7, 2013 6:00am EST
straightforward guidance and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> welcome back, everybody. it looks like microsoft has won the holiday sales war for game consoles. microsoft sold more than 750,000 xbox 360 consoles in the black friday week back in november. that beats sales of both sony's playstation 3 and nintendo's wiiu. also, former new mexico governor bill richardson and google executive chairman eric schmidt have traveled to north korea on a controversial trip. schmidt is the highest profile u.s. business executive to visit the communist nation since kim jack un took power a year ago. he says the congregation intends to ask about kenneth bay. >>> was upgraded from overweight to equal weight from morgan stanley. the firm notes potential international opportunities that the company has and increased its price target to $325 a share. >> okay. if you've got comments, questions about anything you see on "squawk," shoot us an e-mail. you can also follow us on twitter @squawkcnbc is the handle. t
Jan 8, 2013 6:00am EST
to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> welcome back, everyone. shares of vodafone this morning rose in europe after verizon ceo said that it would be, quote, feasible to buy out vodafone's 45% stake in verizon wireless. some analysts say that a deal could be worth as much as $100 billion. however, there's a report this morning saying a direct purchase of the vodafone stake of verizon wireless is unlikely because of tax consequences for vodafone. >> all right. real quick m&a guy having covered that, about ten years, we've all been waiting for that deal to happen. never going to happen. >> let's get to our guest host senator ron johnson is a member of the commerce and budget committee, and john allison is a former bb&t ceo. now the new president of the cato institute. senator, you know what the inner workings are going to look like for the debt ceiling. what are your colleagues saying at this point? we've got -- we've got the other side saying it's not going to be about spending cuts. we need another whatever
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am EST
things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high praise. volt received the j.d. power and associates appeal award two years in a row. ♪ with multiple lacerations to the wing and a fractured beak. surgery was successful, but he will be in a cast until it is fully healed, possibly several months. so, if the duck isn't able to work, how will he pay for his living expenses? aflac. like his rent and car payments? aflac. what about gas and groceries? aflac. cell phone? aflac, but i doubt he'll be using his phone for quite a while cause like i said, he has a fractured beak. [ male announcer ] send the aflac duck a get-well card at >>> alcoa kicking off earnings season. earns came in at 6 cents a share,
Jan 10, 2013 6:00am EST
tremendous science-based products that are very high in health and safety and efficacy and we've got a tremendous business opportunity and we're proud of where we are today and confident about our future. >> okay, des, let's talk about the pyramid scheme thesis for a second. first, of your distributors, every year, new distributors join the forces of herbalife, and invariably the argument is made that a large majority of those distributors at the end of year one don't become the millionaires or even making $100,000 or $50,000 or $10,000 that they see in the ads but ultimately that they lose money. pis that true? >> absolutely not. here's one of the fallacies we're hearing from pershing square. what the research shows is the majority of our distributors become distributors because of their affinity with the product and they want to receive a discount. so essentially they're almost like members, club members just like in costco. that's the reality. most of the distributors come for that product discount. of those distributors who come for business opportunity, absolutely they make mone
Jan 11, 2013 6:00am EST
guidance and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they help save you up to thousands in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and you'll never need a referral to see a specialist. join the millions who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp... and provided by unitedhealthcare insurance company, which has over 30 years of experience behind it. with all the good years ahead, look for the experience and commitment to go the distance with you. call now to request your free decision guide. >>> welcome back to "squawk box." a
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